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Dr. Richard Pokorny, MD

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Dr. Richard Pokorny, MD
4.5 (36 Ratings)
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Dr. Richard Pokorny, MD

General Surgery*
Louisville, KY
Accepting new patients
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Dr. Richard Pokorny, MD works in Louisville, KY as a General Surgery Specialist.
They are board certified in General Surgery. Dr. Pokorny completed a residency at University Louisville School Of Med. Dr. Pokorny has has worked on more claims relating to Colorectal Cancer and Inguinal Hernia than other providers in the area. At present, Dr. Pokorny has received an average rating of 4.5 from patients and has been reviewed 36 times. They are affiliated with Baptist Health Lexington and Baptist Health La Grange. They are accepting new patients. Dr. Pokorny also speaks Czech. Dr. Pokorny practices at Baptist Health Medical Group General Surgery in Louisville, KY and has additional offices in La Grange, KY.

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  1. 1 Baptist Health Medical Group General Surgery
    4001 Kresge Way Ste 200, Louisville, KY 40207
    08:00 - 16:30
    08:00 - 16:30
    08:00 - 16:30
    08:00 - 16:30
    08:00 - 16:30
  2. 2 Baptist Health Medical Group General Surgery
    1023 New Moody Ln Ste 202, La Grange, KY 40031

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Feb 02, 2024
He and Danielle were very patient with my sister, clearly explained her situation, was professional, and put her at ease with a difficult outcome. So happy we were referred to him for the best surgical care. Bless you all!
— Feb 02, 2024
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  • General Surgery
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  • University Louisville School Of Med
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Dr. Richard Pokorny, MD accepts new patients on Medical News Today.

Dr. Pokorny accepts Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as many others. See all of the insurances Dr. Pokorny accepts here.

Dr. Pokorny frequently sees patients for Colorectal Cancer and Inguinal Hernia.

Yes, Dr. Pokorny speaks Czech. See Dr. Pokorny's profile on MedicalNewsToday for more information.

Dr. Pokorny has a star rating of 4.5/5 and has been reviewed 36 times.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Baptist Health Lexington
  • Baptist Health La Grange
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